“One could ask if the Medef in its current composition represents well the French economic fabric “

Forum. In 2017, for the first time, the hearing of the employers ‘ organisations has been measured in accordance with the law of 5 march 2014. What are these figures representative ? First, they break with the proclamations of many confederations, and then they are puzzled as their factory has been complicated and framed politically. Because this operation was certainly not a scientific measurement, it was aimed to legitimize the employer representation of the social partners, without upsetting the balance.

Since its creation in 1998, the Mouvement des entreprises de France (Medef) had between 750 000 and 800 000 members. However, the survey do the credits more than 123 387 contributors. The Confederation of small and medium-sized companies (CPME), ex-CGPME) announced 550 000, he remains more than 144 939. As to the U2P (the Union of the companies nearby UPA + UNAPL), which claimed 350 000 (250 000 for the first organization and 100 000 for the second), it has 150 605 members…

We can reproduce the same report for the two employers ‘federations the more important in numbers : the members of the Union des métiers et des industries de l’hotellerie (UMIH) were melted to 80 000 members declared to 30 000 recorded, and the Conseil national des professions de l’automobile (CNPA, dealers and garage owners) has “lost” half of its affiliates, of 30 000 to 15 000. As for the two federations rival in the building, their figures, however, are closer to the earlier statements : 42 144 for the French Federation of the building instead of 57 000 and 56 551 for the Confederation of crafts and small enterprises of the building (Capeb) against 80 000.

Adding to the numbers of the three large confederations of social economy and those of the federations, so-called ” autonomous “, the membership rate of the (approximately) 3 million French companies, a trade association…

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